Theme: Resource Efficiency
Posted Date : 4th March, 2019
As a segment of tourism, sport tourism also helps achieve sustainable development in a distinct way stemming from its characteristics. This paper illustrates how sport tourism can contribute to these goals and what needs to be considered when developing sport tourism to realize its contribution to sustainable development. The comparative strength of sport tourism lies […]
Posted Date : 12th February, 2019
The Tourism Observatory of Minas Gerais is a research network composed by 18 entities between public and private institutions (including tourism universities) and coordinated by the Secretary of Minas Gerais State for Tourism. The Observatory aims to monitor, as a network, the touristic activities in the State, encouraging innovation, market intelligence and to promote academic […]
Posted Date : 12th February, 2019
At thefairtraveller.org we believe in a world where travelling has a positive impact. Where fair travellers can spread awareness wherever they go, contributing to local communities and protecting the environment, and where businesses taking socially and environmentally friendly actions are rewarded. We aim to promote another type of travel to popular destinations and, at the […]
Posted Date : 8th February, 2019
We are an organization that works for the construction of peace through environmental conservation, decarbonization against climate change and sustainable development focused on ecotourism in Costa Rica. With communities, organizations, institutions and business, we have developed the Action Campaign for the Sustainable Development Goals. Our objective is to make sustainable coffee plantations an alternative ecotourism […]
Posted Date : 25th January, 2019
This assessment evaluates the potential for sustainable tourism development in Eritrea’s coastal Massawa and Dahlak Archipelago as an economic opportunity that can contribute to improved livelihoods, heritage promotion and natural conservation efforts. A total of 472 surveys were administered with local communities from Massawa and Dahlak; more than 200 surveys with local, diaspora and international […]
Posted Date : 21st January, 2019
Our project will develop a process to produce sustainable biojet fuel (SBJF) from organic waste. The use of biojet fuel can reduce CO2 emissions in the aviation sector and will lead to sustainable travel. Our process will be able to convert any type of organic waste, including food or agricultural waste, to a ‘drop-in’ biofuel […]
Posted Date : 5th November, 2018
Tourism is a key industry in the Spanish economy. Spain was in the World top three ranking by international tourist arrivals and by income in 2015. The development of the tourism industry is essential to maintain the established economic system. However, if the environmental requirements were not taken into account, the country would face a […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism development can catalyze sustainable growth through our sector. Key recommendations: • Across […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
How can tourism effectively contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? This flagship report addresses the changes needed in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour. Showcased along 23 case studies from around the world, this two-volume report examines the role of tourism in each of the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
How can tourism effectively contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? This flagship report addresses the changes needed in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour. Showcased along 23 case studies from around the world, this two-volume report examines the role of tourism in each of the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable […]